J BrookeJ Brooke (They/e) writes about gender and family for a widening range of magazines, newspapers, journals and anthologies.

Winner of Columbia Journal’s 2020 Nonfiction Award for their autobiographical essay, “HYBRID,” Brooke has a BA from Bryn Mawr (Majoring at Haverford) and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine. Former Nonfiction Editor of the Stonecoast Review, and founder of the Sag Harbor Creative Nonfiction Writer’s Conference, Brooke is 2023 guest faculty at Stonecoast MFA and resides with their spouse Beatrice on land stolen from the Hammonasset People.